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English

Sparrow

Sarah Moon (author)
Target audience:
15 years and up
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Title
Sparrow
Author
Sarah Moon
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2017
264 p.
ISBN
9781338032581 (hardback)
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About Sarah Moon

Sarah Moon HonFRPS (born Marielle Warin; 1941) is a French photographer. Initially a model, she turned to fashion photography in the 1970s. Since 1985, she has concentrated on gallery and film work.

Biography

Marielle Warin was born in Vernon, France in 1941. Her Jewish family was forced to leave occupied France for England. As a teenager she studied drawing before working as a model in London and Paris (1960–1966) under the name Marielle Hadengue. She also became interested in photography, taking shots of her model colleagues. In 1970, she finally decided to spend all her time on photography rather than modelling, adopting Sarah Moon as her new name. She successfully captured the fashionable atmosphere of London after the "swinging sixties", working closely with Barbara Hulanicki, who had launched the popular clothes store Biba.

In 1972, she shot the Pirelli calendar, the first w…Read more on Wikipedia